Math - Literal Equations

Please help me with the following:

The volume of a prism is found by multiplying the area of the base by the height. A rectangular prism has a volume of 144cm^3, and a square base with a width of 3 cm. What is the height of the prism, in cm?

A. 4

B. 8

C. 48\
......--Both of these are possible answers for
......--me, but I mostly think 16 as my answer.
D. 16/

I am very confused on this. Please help me, and it will be greatly appreciated. :)

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  1. area of base = 9, so
    9*height = 144
    height = 16

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  2. Thank you Steve, I appreciate it. :)

    (Also, I'm sorry that it took me a while to post again from when you answered.)

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